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Tunisia

​Original material
Archives of the Alliance Israélite Universelle schools in Tunis (1870-1952) and Sfax; files from the community of Tunis, among them the pinkas of the Portuguese community (1710-1936); files from the communities of Djerba and Nabeul.

 

Microfilms
Correspondence files of the Alliance Israélite Universelle head office in Paris, relating to Alliance schools in Tunisia and the general situation of the Jews there (1865-1940); letters from Tunisian communities to the Chacham Bashi [Chief Rabbi] in Turkey (19th-20th centuries).

 

Inventories
Lists of files relating to Tunisian Jews from the Archives Diplomatiques at Nantes (19th-20th centuries).

 

Private collections
The papers of Rabbi Khalfon Cohen from Djerba (1902-1959), containing files on his communal and rabbinical activities, as well as responsa.